Watch the SRV Texas Shuffle online guitar lesson by Jeff McErlain from 50 Blues Guitar Licks You MUST Know
SRV's shuffle is one of the coolest things in the world to play on guitar. This is basically “Pride and Joy” but it's roots go back to Jimmy Reed. What Stevie did was combine two guitar parts into one. Pay careful attention to muting with the chord hand because that is where the magic is. We are combining a walking bass line on our down beats and a chord hit on the up beats. Use a big pick hand motion to really get the feel together, it makes a big difference. Think a big circle motion. Be sure to check out footage of Stevie playing this for the full effect.